6/29/2012 9:20 am
Date / Time filed with the Register of Regulations
VA.R. Document Number: R____-______
Virginia Register Publication Information

Transmittal Sheet: Response to Petition for Rulemaking
Initial Agency Notice
Agency Decision
Promulgating Board: Board of Counseling
Regulatory Coordinator: Catherine Chappell


Agency Contact: Elaine J. Yeatts

Agency Regulatory Coordinator


Contact Address: Department of Health Professions

9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300

Richmond, VA 23233
Chapter Affected:
18 vac 115 - 50: Regulations Governing the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy
Statutory Authority: State: Chapter 35 of Title 54.1

Date Petition Received 06/29/2012
Petitioner Julia Sayre fo the Va. Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
 Petitioner's Request
To clarify that board approval of registraion will be provided in writing with the date of registration of supervision to be effective 30 day from the initial receipt of the applicant's request.
 Agency Plan
  The petition will be published on July 30, 2012 with comment requested until August 29, 2012. It will also be placed on the Virginia Regulatory Townhall and available for comments to be posted electronically.  At its first meeting following the close of comment, which is scheduled for November 16, 2012, the Board will consider the request to amend regulations and all comment received in support or opposition. 
Publication Date 07/30/2012  (comment period will also begin on this date)
Comment End Date 08/29/2012